assembly Bill A6812

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Increases the penalty for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to transportation
Apr 08, 2021 referred to transportation

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A6812 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2264
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §600, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4188
2015-2016: A7785, S2136
2017-2018: A3921, S3521, S7738
2019-2020: A8877, S1575

A6812 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Increases the penalty for leaving the scene of an incident without reporting.

A6812 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6812
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               April 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CUSICK, MAGNARELLI -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to leaving  the
   scene of an incident without reporting
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 600 of the  vehicle
 and  traffic  law,  as amended by section 4 of part AAA of chapter 59 of
 the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
   c. A violation of the provisions of paragraph a  of  this  subdivision
 resulting  solely  from the failure of an operator to exhibit his or her
 license and insurance identification card for the  vehicle  or  exchange
 the  information  required  in such paragraph shall constitute a class B
 misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty  nor
 more  than  five  hundred  dollars  in  addition  to any other penalties
 provided by law. Any subsequent such violation shall constitute a  class
 A  misdemeanor  punishable  by  a fine of not less than five hundred nor
 more than one thousand  dollars  in  addition  to  any  other  penalties
 provided  by law. Any violation of the provisions of paragraph a of this
 subdivision, other than for the mere failure of an operator  to  exhibit
 his or her license and insurance identification card for such vehicle or
 exchange  the information required in such paragraph, shall constitute a
 class A misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not less than five  hundred
 dollars  nor  more  than  one  thousand dollars in addition to any other
 penalties provided by law. Any such  violation  committed  by  a  person
 after  such  person  has  previously  been convicted of such a violation
 shall constitute a class E felony, punishable by a fine of not less than
 one thousand nor more than two thousand five hundred dollars in addition
 to any other penalties provided by law. Any violation of the  provisions
 of  paragraph  a of this subdivision, other than for the mere failure of
 an operator to exhibit his or her license and  insurance  identification
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.